Practical Insights on Seed Funding

Apply Now: $100,000 for Digital Solutions to the Global Food Crisis

Apply Now: $100,000 for Digital Solutions to the Global Food Crisis

Published on: Oct 24 2022 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Up to 828 million people – more than one in ten of the world’s population – still go to bed hungry each night. A deadly combination of conflict, climate...
Apply Now: $10,000 African Democracy Research Seed Funding

Apply Now: $10,000 African Democracy Research Seed Funding

Published on: Sep 26 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Detailed evidence on disinformation techniques and actionable insights on misinformation networks is scarce in African countries. This hampers traditional civil...
Apply Now: $25,000 for Your Technology Nonprofit Startup

Apply Now: $25,000 for Your Technology Nonprofit Startup

Published on: Sep 19 2022 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Technology nonprofits look like typical tech startups—they build tech products—and have selected a nonprofit structure because they are building for impact...
Apply Now: $250,000 for Climate Technology Startup Companies

Apply Now: $250,000 for Climate Technology Startup Companies

Published on: Sep 12 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Entrepreneurs are hammering out innovations in every corner of the world, and many projects show great promise in combating climate change. Sensor technology can...
Apply Now: $50,000 for Your African Technology Startup

Apply Now: $50,000 for Your African Technology Startup

Published on: Aug 08 2022 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
 Emerging technology startup companies at the pre-seed or seed stage (operating for less than two years and currently generating income) usually need to raise...
Apply Now: $120,000 for African Financial Technology Startup Companies

Apply Now: $120,000 for African Financial Technology Startup Companies

Published on: Aug 01 2022 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Across the African continent, new financial technology (fintech) companies are driving a inclusion revolution. More people in more countries are moving from cash-based...
Apply Now: $60,000 for Your Creative Ideas to Bridge the Digital Divide

Apply Now: $60,000 for Your Creative Ideas to Bridge the Digital Divide

Published on: Jul 07 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
There are 2.9 billion unconnected people across the globe, an issue that was significantly exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to UNESCO, in 10 countries...
Apply Now: $50,000 for Your Last Mile Mobile Money Startup Idea

Apply Now: $50,000 for Your Last Mile Mobile Money Startup Idea

Published on: Jun 20 2022 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Thoughtfully designed digital financial services such as better access to working capital, on/off ramps from physical to digital and cryptocurrency solutions, affordable...
Apply Now: $75,000 for African Digital Innovation Startup Companies

Apply Now: $75,000 for African Digital Innovation Startup Companies

Published on: Jun 06 2022 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Small and medium-sized businesses are key to digital innovation in African countries. They are creating tomorrow’s solutions today: accelerating digitally...
6 Ways You Can Win More Grant Funding and Startup Investments

6 Ways You Can Win More Grant Funding and Startup Investments

Published on: May 30 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 6 Ways You Can Win More Grant Funding and Startup Investments
At the Global Digital Development Forum, I led a discussion on how we can fund locally-led digital development organizations. Our goal was to explore questions...